Saturday, 11 April 2015

Inkspirational Challenge 80 and Empty Box Project #16


Our new challenge at Inkspirational  is to use this picture for inspiration:


As you can see, I made a spring bird/eggs card, using a stamp (Woodware??? Lost packet again), and eggs which are vintage photos from Lunagirl. I cut the eggs out and 'distressed' them. The background was made with a Sarah Hurley text stamp and Distress Spray.  I also used several distressing/ crackle stamps. The tickets are stamps that were kindly given to me by my dear teamie, Nonni and I had so far never used - they were in my Empty Box Project box!

Just to recap:
On New Year's day I revealed my stamping shame - a big box of unused stamps - and started my Empty Box project. My aim is to work through the box , one stamp/ stamp set at a time and see if I can use them. If I can't use them, I will dispose of them. The aim is to finish with an empty box.

We would love to see you at Inkspirational. We have a fabulous guest designer,  Bozena, and we'd love you to join in with our challenge. 

I'd like to enter:
Try it on Tuesday   they who have wings 
A Gem of a Challenge  spring is in the air 

14 comments:

  1. the eggs look so realistic, like Bozena's, the crackle stamp works so well. And such a cool idea to add feathers. Have a good weekend x

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  2. Gorgeous !
    Thank you for joining us at Try it on Tuesday.

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  3. What a fabulous card! So glad you joined au at Try It On Tuesday! Chrisx

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  4. This is a fantastic take on the inspiration photo! Love it!

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  5. Your card has the 'collage' feel/images I was striving for in mine! You've selected such interesting details from the photo to translate, and have done so with ta variety of cool images and items! So innovative!
    Hugs~c

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  6. Beautiful spring theme. It's a sign that life is moving back for good! Thank you for the joy and optimism of the card.
    hugs,
    Bozena

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  7. Just stunning, all the elements work so well together, thanks for joining us at A Gem of a Challenge xx

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  8. Fabulous card Marina.
    Thanks for entering our 'Wings' challenge at CCM&More.
    Hugs Kimx

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  9. Great detail with the feathers and eggs. The eggs look exactly like the ones on the photo :-)

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  11. Thank you for sharing your creation with us at Crafty Cardmakers and More.
    Hugs Julie xxx

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  12. The layering on this card and unique textures are great! That bird is so cute paired with the eggs.
    - Shauna

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  13. Love your card, the eggs look so realistic! Thanks for joining in with our "Things With Wings" challenge at Crafty Cardmakers and more - good luck and hope to see you again soon
    Hugs, Sue xx

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